Sleeping in Airports

Brindisi Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Brindisi Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

BDS Airport Overview

brindisi airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Brindisi Papola Casale Airport also known as Salento Airport.

What to Expect

Brindisi Airport (code: BDS) has a small, modern terminal that serves year-round and seasonal destinations. Facilities include a few shops and eateries and plentiful seating and power outlets.  Shops and restaurants close at night, and there are no vending machines, so keep a few snacks and beverages handy for later!  Free WiFi helps pass the time. There are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Brindisi Airport

While the airport closes most of its doors from 12:30AM until 5:00AM, a reader (July 2022) tells us it is possible to stay inside if you have a flight the next morning. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Brindisi Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 5:00AM – 12:30AM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Brindisi Airport:

  • Villa Anna Affittacamere Brindisi –  No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • B&B Mare e Sole Brindisi – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • B&B Dimora Del Casale – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Brindisi Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Brindisi Airport. Connect to the “AdP_FreeWifi”.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside and Airside.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursery is located airside by Gates 6 and 7.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Sandrino Bar Gelateria • Pulia Ristorazione • La Pucceria Ristorazione.

Information Desk – Need help finding your way? An information desk can be found in the center of the airport in the arrivals area.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – If you feel unwell or injure yourself, first aid services are available. Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us that mobile charging is available in the public area on the ground floor.

Shopping – Three shops are located landside, and one shop is available airside.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Brindisi airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean Airlines • Air Cairo • Air France • AlbaStar • Air Dolomiti • Albastar • Albawings • Austrian Airways • BH Air • Blue Air • Blue Panorama Airlines • British Airways • DAT • EasyJet • Ellinair • Eurowings • FreeBird • ITA • Lufthansa • Luxair • Meridiana Fly • MistralAir • Montenegro Airlines • RyanAir • S7 Airlines • Swiss • Transavia • Turkish Airlines • Volotea • Vueling • Wizz Air.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is connected to Brindisi and the surrounding areas by 3 bus companies. For fare, routes and schedules, ask for assistance at the airport or visit the Brindisi Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: Autovia • Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Leasys • Locauto • Loran • Maggiore • Noleggiare • Sicily by Car • Sixt.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.